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2016 GROCERY CART RACES TO BENEFIT COMITIS CRISIS CENTER PreRace Video
The teams and their sponsors gathered at Safeway at 1677 S Havana Street just prior to the start of the 6th Annual Grocery Cart Races to Benefit the Comitis Crisis Center. The teams raised over $46,000 for Comitis, Aurora's only homeless shelter, at this event. All of the food goes to restock the pantry at the shelter.
2016 GROCERY CART RACES TO BENEFIT COMITIS CRISIS CENTER
James Gillespie from Comitis and Kris Staaf from Safeway appeared on the 9News Colorado & Company program to discuss the upcoming 6th annual grocery cart races held at Safeway on Havana Street to benefit Comitis Crisis Center. Comitis is Aurora's only homeless shelter.
ART 2C ON HAVANA SCULPTURES 2015/2016
Aurora Art in Public Places Commission Chair Glenna Hale and artist Kelly Hodges from Lone Torch Studio in Sedalia, CO, discuss the new sculptures on display along Havana Street in the 2015/2016 Art 2C on Havana Exhibition
2015/2016 Art 2C on Havana Exhibition
Thirteen new sculptures have been installed along Havana Street in Aurora, Colorado, for the 2015/2016 Art 2C on Havana Exhibition. Art 2C on Havana is a partnership between the Havana Business Improvement District and the City of Aurora Art in Public Places Program.
Frozen Treats Event
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt and Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, both at The Gardens on Havana, were featured on 9News Colorado and Company to discuss our Frozen Treats event on July 19, 2015.
Length: 7 mins
EAST WEST FALL FEST
Come Celebrate Community Spirit at the East West Fall Fest along Havana street, where SE Denver meets West Aurora. Two weeks of events and celebrations including Oktoberfest, Tapas & Tea Festival, Free Electronic Recycling Event, a football pregame party for the Broncos/49ers game, and lots of fun Halloween trick or treating events and costume contests.
2014 Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run
A little rain and some hail did not stop the fun at the 2014 Cruzin' Havana Car show and Poker run on June 14, 2014. Video Courtesy of Brian Molitoris Photography.
7th Annual Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run
The 7th Annual Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run, presented by Havana Auto Parts, on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Colorado & Company Segment: The Gardens on Havana & Viridian
Scott Goldammer from Miller Realty, property manager for The Gardens on Havana and Board President of the Havana Business Improvement District, and Lindsay Buuck, Leasing Manage for Viridian Luxury Apartments and Townhomes at The Gardens on Havana were features on 9News Colorado & Company on May 22, 2014.
Fan Fare New Beginnings by Brian Molitoris Photography
Brian Molitoris captured the start of the demolition of the old Fan Fare building to make way for new beginnings and redevelopment.
Fan Fare Demolition Begins
A large crowd of onlookers gathered to listen to the remarks of Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan as the excavator started the demolition of the old Fan Fare building at 3rd & Havana in Aurora.
Art 2C On Havana Sculpture "Conversation with Myself"
"Conversation with Myself" by Artist Lorri Acott is one of the 11 new sculptures in our 2013/14 Art 2C On Havana Exhibition. It is on display outside The Stampede at Parker Road and Havana. Photos courtesy of Brian Molitoris Photography.
2013 Cruzin Havana Car Show & Poker Run
Video taken by Brian Molitoris Photography
2012 Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run
Cruzin' Havana from 2012
Holiday Shopping On Havana Street
Find unique gifts this Holiday at our International Markets and over 60 retailers on Havana Street. Think global, buy local.
9Cares Colorado Shares Holiday Drive
The Gardens on Havana at Mississippi & Havana is the newest site for the 9Cares Colorado Shares Food Drive on Saturday, October 27. This is the 30th year for this great community event. We will be accepting non-perishable food items, toys and clothing from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the parking lot by Buffalo Wild Wings and Wells Fargo Bank.
2012 Havana Street Restaurant Week
43 restaurants will be celebrating Havana Street Restaurant Week from Oct 13-21, 2012, by preparing delicious special "two-fer" menus and offers.
Epic Journey 2012
The Havana Business Improvement District co-sponsored this Asian Pacific Business Networking Event at the Aurora History Museum on August 15, 2012. Over 150 attended this special event.
CONSUL GENERAL JEONG GWAN LEE, the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco. CG Lee discussed the recent United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
SILOAM BLIND ORCHESTRA, this performing arts group from Korea presented a short program. This unique group is top in their field, selected by a national competition in Korea for their artistic abilities. The group was formed to inspire other disabled people to achieve their dreams in the arts.
Video courtesy of Brian Molitoris.
2012 Cruzin' Havana
Video taken by photographer, Brian Molitoris, at the 2012 Cruzin' Havana Car Show and Poker Run, June 16, 2012.
Length: 7 mins
Comcast Newsmakers Segment on Havana Street Redevelopment
Gayle Jetchick, Executive Director of On Havana Street, discusses all the redevelopment occurring in the Havana District on Comcast Newsmakers.
Length: 5 mins
Hot Wings Eating Contest at Gibby's Sports Saloon
We celebrated National Hamburger and Hot Wing Month with a Hot Wings Eating Contest at Gibby's Sports Saloon on Friday, May 18, 2012. Dina Pradia, in the red and white shirt, finished her plate of hot wings first and won the $100 cash prize. Dina works at the Summit Rehabilitation and Care Community in the Havana District. Congrats Dina!
2012 Grocery Cart Races for Comitis
JANUARY 24, 2012: 21 teams raised donations to race through Safeway gathering groceries to restock the food pantry at Comitis Crisis Center.
2012 Grocery Cart Races Silver Division
The Silver Division of the Grocery Cart Racers compete on January 24. Teams include the Rock Stars from Comitis Crisis Center.
Collector Car Council Team at the 2012 Grocery Cart Races
The Team from the Collector Car Council of Colorado at the Starting Line of the 2012 Grocery Cart Races at Safeway to Benefit Comitis Crisis Center
Denver Books and Gifts
Denver Books and Gifts on Colorado's Best
Pet Costume Contest at Petco
Petco at The Gardens on Havana in Aurora CO is hosting its annual pet/owner costume contest at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Great prizes for the winners. Start planning your costume today!
Sushi Katsu on Colorado's Best
Sushi Katsu at 2222 So Havana, Aurora CO 80012, appeared on KWGN TVs Colorado's Best program on October 14, 2011, to promote their restaurant and International Restaurant Week On Havana Street which runs from Oct 15-23, 2011.
World Food Bazaar at Tapas & Teas Event
World Food Bazaar was one of 13 International Markets participating in the Tapas & Teas Event on Havana Street Sept 24, 2011.
Sweet Dream Frozen Yogurt & Aurora Symphony Concert
Jun Hong, Owner of Sweet Dream Frozen Yogurt at Havana and Yale, goes on Martino TV to discuss his unique new yogurt shop and the Aurora Symphony Orchestra Concert that is scheduled for August 23. 6 p.m. in the Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana.
Havana Farmers' Market
Auma Gosh discussing what's new at the Havana Farmers' Market at Havana Exchange
2011 Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run
Video of the 2011 Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run, filmed by Les Rhoades at The Stampede Festival Site on June 18, 2011
Cruzin' Havana Car Show 2011 on Martino TV
Cruzin' Havana is featured on Martino TV
Earth Day Electronic Recycling Event is April 20, 2013
Nidal Allis went on Martino TV on Fox 31 to talk about our earth Day Event and the services that R2 Stewardship offers.
Ink It Over
Ink It Over appeared on Martino TV on Fox 31 on Earth Day, April 22, to discuss the services their company offers, including ink jet and toner refills and computer repair and recycling.
Sam's No. 3 on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
Sam's No. 3 was featured on the Food Network TV show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. This great local restaurant has been part of Colorado history since 1927.
Dumitri's Restaurant on Martino TV
Dumitri's Restaurant was featured on Martino TV on Fox 31, February 7, 2011
Cruzin' Havana Car Show 2010
The Aurora Channel interviews Dick Thompson from the Old Car Council of Colorado to talk about the 2010 Cruzin' Havana Car show.
Grocery Cart Races at Safeway
The First Annual Grocery Cart Races took place January 26 at the Safeway on S Havana Street in Aurora, CO. 23 teams raced through Safeway using the private donations they raised to shop for groceries to restock the food pantry at Comitis Crisis Center. What Fun!
New Orient Seafood Restaurant - Martino TV
The New Orient Seafood Restaurant located On Havana Street was featured on Martino TV.
They are a great local restaurant, serving our community since 1986.
They serve high quality food and have superior customer service. Many of their customers are very local and the owners even know most of them by name.
Gayle Jetchick on Comcast Newsmakers
Gayle Jetchick from On Havana Street speaks with Libby Weaver from Comcast Newsmakers.
Colorado's Pro Gym
Matt Rauzi, owner of Colorado's Pro Gym, did a segment on Fox 31's Martino TV on getting fit for 2011.
Length: 5 minutes
The English Teacup on Martino TV
Gerry & Annette Cosentino from The English Teacup show off thier high tea selections for the Tapas & Tea event On Havana Street.